1847 The American Medical Association is founded and immediately wages a campaign against midwives, contraception and abortion in state legislatures in the interest of dominating women’s health care and populating the west with non-immigrants. Very few women were admitted to medical schools.
College becomes a university. June 1, 1959 Central Michigan College – strengthened by an enrollment of 4,456 students – is named Central Michigan University. CMU’s new name is confirmed by the state Legislature on Feb. 25, 1959, to be effective on June 1. Rep. Russell H. Strange Jr., class of 1956 – sponsor of the bill – and student body president Fred Mester are among those present on March 10, when Gov. G. Mennen Williams signs the bill.
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Jack Corn / The Tennessean Elvis Presley, center, and Ann Ellington, daughter of Tennessee governor, get crushed by his fans as state troopers helps the couple get to their ride after he visited the State Capitol.
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Grace Towns Hamilton, born February 10, 1907, becomes a Georgia state legislator . was the first black woman in the south to hold a public office. She was elected to Georgia's General Assembly in 1965. Hamilton was among eight Blacks sent to the state legislatureGrace Towns Hamilton was the first black woman in the south to hold a public office. She was elected to Georgia’s General Assembly in 1965. Hamilton was among eight Blacks sent to the state legislature in a special
Democrats Sink to Pre–Great Depression Levels in State Legislatures
RIGHT-ing the Ship: Democrats Sink to Pre–Great Depression Levels in State Legislatures | National Review Online. In addition to the GOP gains in the U.S., Senate, House and governorships it was an historic night for the party in state legislatures.